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18 February 20200

Ok so you have read our article on Eat Less Meat for Climate Change, so to support the notion of reducing our meat consumption we have found a great recipe for veggie meatballs.

This recipe is similar to falafel balls, and is super simple to put together with canned chickpeas and frozen peas. These are staples in my kitchen and such an easy go to meal. Now they are swallowed fried, not ideal, but if you have a young family and you are trying to introduce more vegetables into your diet it is a great way to start.

Quick vegetarian meatballsview recipe from Taste.com


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24 January 20200

Garlic, Chilli, Prawns and Zoodles, simple to make. Summer time we love a quick meal that is tasty low calorie and easy to prepare. This recipe uses the Zucchini spaghetti (Zoodles) which is available in Coles, however if you want to carb up you can replace it with normal spaghetti too.

This recipe has 13 grams of carbs and if you use wheat spaghetti, 65 carbs per serve. Try it you will be surprised how yummy Zoodles can be.

Nutritional Facts: Fresh garlic is rich in active compounds such as allicin and allion, with proven natural antiviral and antibacterial properties that can help fight and ward off infections such as the common cold and flu.

Get the Recipe from Taste.com


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2 December 20190

This is a simple shake to make on the go breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup of ice
  • 1 tbs of greek yogurt
  • Dash of water or almond milk
  • Sprig of Basil leaves

Yes basil, the fresh basil gives it a lovely fresh taste try it!

Method place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.


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8 November 20190

Dinner time in summer after a hot day I normally crave for something light, tasty and low on fat.

We found a great recipe from Taste.com for Lemon Chicken Noodle Salad. Now this recipe does require you to marinate the chicken for 30 min before hand, but if you are short on time just through it straight into the wok, still tastes good.

What I do like about the Taste.com recipe they do provide the nutritional value as well. This recipe has 1227 kj or 293 calories so if you are calorie counting it will keep you well in your daily requirements.

Get the recipe… 

Try it and tell us what you think.

For other ideas for main meals salads – read more


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1 October 20190

What are the best ways to spice up a vegetarian BBQ?

With many people moving away from eating meat, having a few techniques to spice up the veggies is a must for this summer. The best way to add extra flavours is add spices such as paprika, salt, pepper or chipotle chilli sauce. Here are some ideas to add those flavours to your mean. Read more…

If you are after a meat alternative to throw on the BBQ there are a number great products on the market. Check out the Meat Alternative Company, available in Coles these products are so good you will have the meat eaters fomo your hamburgers.


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9 August 20190

One pot dinners are a favourite go to mid week. One of my favourite go to meals is the Healthier yellow chicken curry on Taste.com.au.

Within 40 mins you can have dinner on the table and any leftovers are great for lunch the next day.

Check out the recipe – click here 

 


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17 July 20190

 

When I was searching the web for Healthy Beef Stroganoff, I found this great recipe from Taste.com.

Normally Beef stroganoff is laden with cream and carbs either mash potato, noodle or rice. What I like about this recipe it uses Zucchini noodles and is served with green beans, keeping it low in carbs. The creams is low fat sour cream, so you still get the silkyness of the cream but with less calories.

Get the Recipe from Taste.com – Healthy Beef Stroganoff


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10 May 20190

Having a healthy slice on the run is great on those busy days. When I am busy and don’t have time to sit down and eat my go to food to pack in my bag is a healthy slice. I have various ones in my recipe repator with eggs cheese as base and bacon, but I found one that has the super foods Zucchini, Kale and quinoa you should try. This is a great vegetarian option for the whole family.

Healthy Zucchini Super Food Slice

Source: Taste.com.au

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 brown onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 carrots, trimmed, coarsely grated
150g chopped kale
8 eggs
85g (1/3 cup) reduced-fat ricotta cheese
3 zucchini, finely grated, squeezed of excess moisture
2 tablespoons chopped fresh continental parsley
150g (1 cup) cooked quinoa
200g grape tomatoes, halved

 

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